cvs commit: src/sys/dev/acpica acpi_smbat.c acpi_smbus.h
nate at root.org
Tue Oct 25 10:43:38 PDT 2005
Mike Silbersack wrote:
> On Sun, 23 Oct 2005, Nate Lawson wrote:
>> njl 2005-10-23 00:20:13 UTC
>> FreeBSD src repository
>> Added files:
>> sys/dev/acpica acpi_smbat.c acpi_smbus.h
>> Import ACPI smart battery support. Newer systems (Acer, mostly) do not
>> support the CM-battery interface. Smart batteries can eventually be
>> supported without ACPI via a separate SMBus interface. The ACPI
>> uses the embedded controller for reading/writing to the SMBus, and
>> ASL definitions for locating the battery controller (since SMBus
>> can't be
>> enumerated.) Also import definitions for the smart battery interface.
>> This was written by Hans Petter Selasky with minor cleanups from myself.
> Nice, I've been waiting for this for a while. Well, sorta waiting. It
> turns out that the battery life on my Acer Pentium M laptop is so good
> that I can estimate when it'll run out mentally. "Has it been more than
> 2 hours since I wandered away from an outlet? Hm, maybe I should return."
> Now I just have to wait for this to be MFC'd to RELENG_6. :)
I'd appreciate testing feedback before MFC. And the MFC will be after 6.0.
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